Alaska State Drought Programs

Program Title: State Climatology

Function: Monitoring and Prediction

Program Assistance or Functional Assistance: Monitors climatic conditions and history.

Statute or Authority: N/A

Agencies (primary agency listed first): University of AK, Anchorage

Customers Served: No data

Triggering Event or Circumstance-How does this program relate to drought? No data

Unmet Needs at federal, state, local and tribal levels. Includes changes from customer or "provider" perspective: No data

Program Limitations: Alaska rarely experiences drought other than potable supply issues caused by contamination.

Contact Name and Phone Number: Dr. Dwight Pollard, State Climatologist
(907) 257-2737